Google Analytics Cookies
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how you use our website - we do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores information about:
We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.
|_utma||Determines the number of unique visitors to the site||2 years|
|_utmb||This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site||30 minutes|
|_utmc||This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser||when you close your browser|
|_utmz||This provides information about how you reached the site (eg from another website or a search engine)||6 months|
|ga_nextpage_params||This stores data to be sent to Google on the next page you request||when you close your browser|
|GDS_successEvents and GDS_analyticsTokens||These help us identify how you use GOV.UK so we can make the site better||4 months|
Cookie Use Message
|HBLBcookie||Notes that you have seen the website's cookie message and prevents the message being shown again until the cookie expires.||6 months|